I don’t know this young man but I find it hard to believe that someone who claimed to hold Republican views could switch to the Democratic Party so easily.

Alex Pappas of the Daily Caller reported.

Leader of Mississippi College Republicans Resigns to Join Democrats

The leader of the Mississippi Federation of College Republicans announced Monday morning that he is resigning as chairman of the state organization — and has plans to become a Democrat now.

“I am leaving my position in the organization and have begun to speak to members of the Mississippi Democratic Party and will be changing my party affiliation to Democrat in the next few days,” Chairman Evan Alvarez said in a statement to Mississippi’s Clarion-Ledger newspaper.

Alvarez’s resignation immediately drew a rebuke from the leader of the College Republican National Committee (CRNC), who told The Daily Caller on Monday that it was “based on self-interest, not principle.”

“As chair of the CRNC, some would expect I would be disappointed by today’s news. I am not,” College Republican National Committee Chairwoman Alex Smith told TheDC. “This defection was based on self-interest, not principle.”

Added Smith: “Mr. Alvarez will feel increasingly lonely in a party that is hemorrhaging young voters because of President Obama’s and Democrats’ extreme left wing agenda that is crippling our generation.”

Alvarez’s strange and abrupt party-switch comes during a time of turmoil for the state’s Republican Party. Incumbent GOP Sen. Thad Cochran won more votes than his conservative challenger, state Sen. Chris McDaniel, in last week’s GOP run-off. But McDaniel is contesting Cochran’s win, arguing that some of the Democrats who crossed party lines to help Cochran win the GOP primary were ineligible to vote.

Alvarez previously supported Cochran in the race; he posed in photos with sign-waving supporters of the senator’s campaign. The organization previously made news this year after Alvarez supported the impeachment of its state executive director for publicly endorsing McDaniel in the campaign.